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2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Design

SW1 by Andrew Green (formerly Gamble McKinnon Green)

Client: Property Solutions and Austcorp

Jury Comment

The strength of the design influence of the landscape architect is evident in the integration of plants with a restrained natural materials palette to unify private and public open space. This influence is delivered via a layout that provides a variety of places for gathering and a sub-tropical refuge and thoroughfare within the urban fabric of Brisbane’s West End.

SW 1 successfully employs green infrastructure in a seamless way to benefit the amenity and liveability of medium density housing and provides a model of sustainable mixed use development.

See our review of this project in Landscape Architecture Australia 132.

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Published online: 14 Aug 2012
Images: Anna Wilshire, Scott Burrows

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Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2012

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